Sprinters Marlon Jones, Sabian Bryant, Taj Moffett and Izaiah Fields are all planning to start on both offense and defense for Curtis this season as the Vikings hope to keep their five-game winning streak going from last year.
Angry Bellevue residents who accused the Washington Interscholastic Activities Association of racism and harassment have asked the Legislature to impose some control on the organization that oversees high school sports.
Emerald Ridge’s Mosiah Nasili-Liu on Thursday verbally committed to continue his football career at the University of Utah, where he plans to be the first in his family to head to college out of high school, he said.
Auburn returns its top three rushers from last season’s NPSL-best rushing attack, including senior Joseph Fagan. But expect a few wrinkles in an offense that now includes former Gig Harbor coach Aaron Chantler at offensive coordinator.
The Washington Patriots reached the state playoffs for the first time in 26 years last season before running into Tumwater. With their quarterback, running back and top lineman returning, they hope for a repeat run this year.
George Fairhart coached at Eatonville for 24 seasons. Don Clegg was at Wilson for 29 years. Now they’re coaching together at Gig Harbor High School, with Fairhart as the head coach and Clegg working with the defensive backs.
Emmitt Matthews Jr. of Wilson High School received scholarship offers from UConn, West Virginia and Georgetown in a span of four days this week to add to his already impressive haul. He plans to narrow down his choices in September.
Darren Tinnerstet, a longtime assistant at Capital High School, will be its next head football coach. Following a turbulent summer for the program, Tinnerstet, 38, took over Tuesday on an interim basis.